Branham's Mill / Galloway Pike Iron Bridge

Branham's Mill / Galloway Pike Iron Bridge (HM1LBP)

Location: Stamping Ground, KY 40379 Scott County
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N 38° 13.97', W 84° 39.282'

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Branham's MillBridge occupies historic creek crossing site of mill of Richard and James Branham. Richard, the father, received 200-acre land grant for service as sergeant in Washington's regiment in French and Indian War. Family occupied setting after 1783 survey. Mill was one of the most important early landmarks in Scott County.
Sponsored by Scott County Fiscal Court
Galloway Pike Iron BridgePratt through truss bridge was built in 1910 over North Elkhorn Creek at historic Branham's Mill site. Scott County Fiscal Court had Lexington's Empire Bridge Company construct the steel bridge. It is 120 feet long, 12 feet wide, 12 feet high. Property owner C.H. Singer gave $1,000 toward construction expense due to high cost of bridge.
Sponsored by Scott County Fiscal Court
Marker Number2286
Year Placed2009
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 705271 N 4234249
Decimal Degrees38.23283333, -84.65470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 13.97', W 84° 39.282'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 13' 58.2" N, 84° 39' 16.92" W
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Area Code(s)502, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 414-548 Galloway Rd, Stamping Ground KY 40379, US
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